Newmont's Gold Quarry Mine
October 2005 by Bill RichThe Maggie Creek Mining District, of which the Gold Quarry Mine is a part, was first explored in the 1870s. The transcontinental railroad had recently been built through the area. Carlin, a rail stop about 7 miles south of the district...
Q: What amount of silver is considered the best find ever?
The story began in a southern Arizona mountain range...
The steeper the gradient is, the more potential erosive power to move gold and other bedload sediments, and the more power to remove obstacles to flow.
If there is one word which seems to describe the past month on so many fronts, it is the word "dysfunctional." The tone was set when "American Beauty" won the Academy Award for "Best Movie."
Excerpts from CMJ published 50 years ago this month.
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